The Cycle & Carriage Bintang (CCB) is offering study grants to deserving students who aim to pursue a career in automotive. The CCB Study Grant is a partial grant for eligible students who are interested in or are pursuing automotive related studies within Malaysia. It is projected that by 2020, the country will see an increase in demand for an additional 1.3 million Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) workers.
Three of Despark students has been chosen to receive their study grants. This is based on the requirement that have been appointed by Cycle & Carriage Bintang Berhad. Yash Mithun Raj A/L Marimuthu, Kathiravan A/L Suresh and Chandra Gaantan A/L Chandran were the first cohort to receive Cycle & Carriage Bintang’s Study Grant to pursue their technical studies.
“Education is key to alleviating poverty and improving one’s family standard of living. Equipped with the right skills, we believe that our empowered youth can make a positive and sustained impact not just to their families but also for the society at large. Through the Cycle & Carriage Study Grant, we are heartened to contribute our part in presenting an opportunity for young people to pursue a vocational education in the automotive field. Through the grant, our extensive network, growing customer base and the economy as a whole will stand to benefit from a growing pool of skilled talents,” said Cycle & Carriage Bintang CEO, Mr Wilfrid Foo.